Saturday, April 23, 2011

Some Easter sentiments I endorse

Happy Easter By Martha Randolph Carr | April 21st, 2011 | Comments: 0
There are certain times throughout the year that lend themselves to reflecting on what has been and creating a new plan for what will come next. Easter is one of those natural defining moments for many Americans everywhere. We forgive a little more easily and wonder just what might be possible.

Brian Fairrington / Cagle Cartoons (click to view more Easter cartoons)
However, unlike the New Year’s resolutions or the thoughts of starting over that come with summer and bathing suits or a new school year and brand new number two pencils, Easter carries the message of something bigger. No, it has nothing to do with the chocolate bunnies or Easter parades, painted eggs or new bonnets.
The entire holiday is about a seemingly impossible promise being fulfilled and an entirely new way of defining our lives becoming possible. We can finally take off the weight of definitions that said we can’t do something because it’s too risky or too late and just try. More:

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